Three years ago Rob Thorogood had spent a decade writing scripts, sold one spec that went no-where and had one radio play commissioned. He was at the edge of sanity. His relationship with his wife and kids was strained. What else could he do?
And that’s when he made a choice. To find someone who could get his work produced. Not play lip service to that idea but to make that his PRIME OBJECTIVE…
Next Tuesday, ‘Death In Paradise’, starring Ben Miller, premieres on BBC1, a series that Rob pitched to Tony Jordan at Red Planet three years ago, that the BBC subsequently commissioned, and that Rob ended up writing the majority of episodes for.
Talk about zero to hero!
His story is both instructional and inspirational. I asked Rob (bio here) to record this podcast with me. I hope you find it as exhilarating and inspiring as I did…
Download the script for episode 3 of Death In Paradise, KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR by Robert Thorgood here, courtesy of the BBC writers room.
Onwards and upwards!